Pyrite damage at a house in Finglas, Co Dublin. File  photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Contractors who used materials containing pyrite in the construction of homes for Dublin City Council should be pursued through the courts, councillor(...)

Independent councillor Mannix Flynn:  in favour of street performances. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin City Council is to hold an eight-week public consultation on the regulation of busking in the city, to be completed early next year. Council(...)

Poolbeg chimneys, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin City Council (DCC) has withdrawn its Supreme Court appeal against a High Court judgment in which senior staff were severely criticised for secr(...)

Numbers 9 and 10 Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to convert a former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street, opposite the ESB headquarters in Dublin 2, into a homeless hostel, have been approved by Dublin(...)

The site of the former Longfield’s Hotel: the conversion will not add to the total number of places for homeless people as the Simon Community will close its Harcourt Street centre. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin 2 is to be turned into a homeless hostel, seven years after it was bought by Dublin City Council for al(...)

Cllr Kevin Sheahan (right) after being elected cathaoirleach of the new Limerick City & County Council, at the University of Limerick Concert Hall. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

The formation of ruling coalitions on county councils yesterday, as well as new mayors taking up their chains of office, saw the changes ushered in by(...)

A homeless man photographed on Wolfe Tone Quay in Dublin earlier this year. Dublin City Council wants to turn a former hotel in Georgian buildings on Fitzwilliam Street into a supported temporary accommodation unit for 30 men and women.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors are at odds over plans to open a homeless hostel in the city’s south Georgian conservation area. The council wan(...)

Dissident Fine Gael TD Lucinda Creighton has said she has received considerable support from grassroot supporters in Dublin South East Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dissident Fine Gael TD Lucinda Creighton has said she has received considerable support from grassroot supporters in Dublin South East who are dismaye(...)

Rosie Hackett, trade unionist and Lockout activist. The new bridge in Dublin is to be named after her.

The new Liffey crossing will be named the Rosie Hackett Bridge, following a vote by Dublin City Council last night.It is the first time that any brid(...)

The new bridge linking Burgh Quay and Marlborough Street under construction over the River Liffey .Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

So it’s down to five - the shortlist of possible names for the new Liffey bridge between Marlborough Street and Hawkins Street has been revealed. And(...)